April 2017 News

Altering an enzyme pathway: new Yale study

April 11, 2017
Yale scientists in the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry have combined state-of-the-art nuclear magnetic resonance and computational techniques to effectively alter an important enzyme pathway and predictably alter enzyme function.

Digital birds perch at Yale’s Peabody Museum

April 7, 2017
At first glance, the shorebirds look genuine — not unlike the hundreds of taxidermy specimens that populate in the Yal Peabody Museum’s Birds of Connecticut exhibit hall — but these sandpipers never hatched from eggs.

Yale’s Wright Lab will test new theory to solve a subatomic mystery

April 5, 2017
A new study from the international Daya Bay neutrino experiment in China may have found an answer for why there appear to be fewer neutrinos from nuclear reactors than predicted in theoretical models.